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I have been looking at threads for a while now and it seems a majority of the gamer's who reply to the threads recommend Dell Ultrasharp monitors. The description Ultrasharp seems to be a marketing tool for Dell; is there a catagory of monitors that Dell Ultrasharp monitors fit into? I'd like to do some more research before committing to a new monitor.
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What do you mean category? Like, super amazing panel category? thumb.gif

On a serious note, every single monitor I've owned has been a Dell Ultrasharp. The quality and features are just unbeatable imo.
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Most of the Dell Ultrasharps are IPS panels. So any other IPS panel should theoretically be just as good. The reason we recommend the Dells though is because they tend to have less input lag compared to the other IPS panels out there. Less input lag = better for gaming.

Now, your standard run of the mill, TN panels....they do tend to have even LESS input lag. However they lack the great colors that IPS offers. And the Dell Ultrasharps have literally no "noticeable" input lag anyway.

Honestly, there's a reason we all recommend the Dell's. Before I got mine (just got it a few weeks ago), I thought everybody that recommended the Dell's were silly. But honestly the color difference is such a night and day, unbelievable difference. And if you have the cash for the 2711 or 3007 (or 3011), then the added resolution just sweetens the deal that much more.
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O hai Pioneer wave2.gif I'm glad you are enjoying my 3007 smile.gif I miss it dearly frown.gif
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It's an IPS panel which is gorgeous. Oh and the 24" is 1920x1200 <3. Too bad I can't afford it frown.gif I'd get the 30" if i could...
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Originally Posted by derickwm View Post

O hai Pioneer wave2.gif I'm glad you are enjoying my 3007 smile.gif I miss it dearly frown.gif

Still have that issue I told you about, but I've just been too lazy to try to move it. For being an LCD, this thing's heavy. It is 30" though, lol.

Once I get around to moving it so I can get the numbers off the back, I'll PM you again about that warranty question. wink.gif

I am absolutely loving it though. biggrin.gif

The 7970...not so much.
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Still have that issue I told you about, but I've just been too lazy to try to move it. For being an LCD, this thing's heavy. It is 30" though, lol.
Once I get around to moving it so I can get the numbers off the back, I'll PM you again about that warranty question. wink.gif
I am absolutely loving it though. biggrin.gif
The 7970...not so much.

Well that's not really what I was hoping to hear doh.gif

7970 just loud or drivers or?
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Alright then if Ultrasharp dell are the best to get overall, what would be the main difference in between the 24", 27" and 30" other than the size?
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Worth mentioning is the relatively slow response (not quite to the extent of badly visible ghosting, but blurring) and the AG coating of the Dell IPS panels (and many IPS panels, but Dell is said is do it more aggressively?). Both bother me more or less on mine, but they're both more or less tolerable though, and it's absolutely fantastic otherwise (I wish the density/PPI were just a little better, but unless you get a larger resolution, this seems scarce on most LCDs anyway).
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Resolution.

24" - 1920x1200

27" - 2560x1440

30" - 2560x1600

Also connections available might be slightly different, can't remember off the top of my head.
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